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Stevens RV7 N617R

Builder:
Steven Richardson
Location:
Lexington, SC - USA
Aircraft:
Van's - RV 7
Manufacturer:   
http://www.vansaircraft.com/
Engine:
Lycoming - O-360-A1A
Prop:
-
Total Build Time:
98 Hours

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RV-7 Specifications

Exterior Dimensions
Span 25 ft 0in.
Length 20 ft 4 in.
Height 5 ft 10 in
Wing Area 121 sq ft

Weights
Empty Weight 1061 - 1114 lbs
Gross Weight 1800 lbs

Loadings
Wing Loading 14.8 lb/sq ft
Power Loading 12.0 - 9.0 lb/hp

Powerplant/Systems
Engine 150-200 hp

Propeller Fixed or C/S

Fuel Capacity 42 US gal

Baggage 100 lbs

RV-7 Performance

Solo Weight 1400 lbs
Gross Weight 1899
Engine 180 hp
Empty weight and performance measured with Hartzell 2 Blade C/S prop
Speed - Solo Weight
Top Speed 210 mph
Cruise [75% @ 8000 ft] 200 mph
Cruise [55% @ 8000 ft] 180 mph
Stall Speed 51 mph
Speed - Gross Weight
Top Speed 201 mph
Cruise [75% @ 8000 ft] 199 mph
Cruise [55% @ 8000 ft] 179 mph
Stall Speed 58 mph
Ground Performance - Solo Weight
Takeoff Distance 275 ft
Landing Distance 350 ft
Ground Performance - Gross Weight
Takeoff Distance 575 ft
Landing Distance 500 ft
Climb/Ceiling - Solo Weight
Rate of Climb 2,200 fpm
Ceiling 23,000 ft
Climb/Ceiling - Gross Weight
Rate of Climb 1,650 fpm
Ceiling 20,500 ft
Range
Range [75% @ 8000 ft] 775 sm
Range [55% @ 8000 ft] 950 sm


Recent Activity
 Date Hours Work Log Summary Details
 02-04-2007
1.0
Rolling The Leading Edge Of The Rudder.
Details
       

 01-26-2007
1.2
Riveting The Rudder Trailing Edge.
Details
       

 01-20-2007
1.0
Rudder Trailing Edge.
Details
       

 01-13-2007
1.0
Riveted Skin To Skeleton
Details

 01-07-2007
1.2
Counterbalance Rib And Weight.
Details

 12-04-2006
0.8
Reinforcement Plates
Details
       

 12-03-2006
1.5
Countersinking R-916 Rudder Trailing Edge.
Details
     

 11-19-2006
2.0
Counterweight And Dimpling Rudder Spar.
Details
       

 11-14-2006
0.5
Dimple Spar And Ribs.
Details

 11-06-2006
0.5
Rudder Bottom Attachment Strips
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